How to Easily Add a White Border to Your Photos

White frames on photos can make them look more aesthetic, especially on platforms like Instagram. But how can you add a white border to your pictures? Do you need to know Photoshop for that? Absolutely not! Thanks to various photo editing apps on mobile and PC, you can add a white border to your photos without any hassle. Let’s explore how you can do that on Android, iPhone, and the web.

Free Apps to Add White Borders to Your Pictures

The following apps will allow you to add a white outline to your images without cropping them.

How to Add a White Border to Photos Online

Lunapic

Lunapic is one of the most powerful online photo editors that can perform all tasks related to image editing, including adding a white border. Here's how you can use Lunapic to add a white border to your photo online:

  1. Open lunapic.com in a browser and click on the “Upload” button to add your image. You can also add images via a URL.
  2. Click on the “Borders” option in the menu bar and select “Border Tool.” You can also access the border tool directly.
  3. Customize the border by choosing white from the “Color of border” drop-down menu. You can also adjust the thickness of the border. Click the “Apply” button.
  4. To download the image with a white border, scroll down and click the “Save” button. You can also share it directly on social media platforms like Facebook and Pinterest.

BeFunky

BeFunky is another well-known web editor that allows you to add a white border to your photos. Here's how you can do it:

  1. Open https://www.befunky.com/create/ in your browser.
  2. Click on “Open” at the top, choose the image source, and add the image to the editor.
  3. Click on the “Frames” button from the left sidebar and select the “Border” option.
  4. Change the “Outer color” to white and adjust the thickness using the slider. Set the Inner thickness border to 0 as it is not needed. Press the “Apply” button.
  5. Finally, click on the “Save” button and select the destination to save the image.

You can also use online tools like Supertool and Online Image Tools to add borders to your photos.

How to Put a Border Around a Picture on Android

White Border – Square Fit Photo & No Crop Photo

Whether you want to add an equal-width white border or change the canvas size without cropping the photo, the White Border app is perfect for you.

  1. Install and open the White Border app on your Android phone.
  2. Tap on “Choose Photo” and select the photo.
  3. Under the Canvas tab, tap on “Equal width” and adjust the frame thickness using the scaling slider. Tap on “Export” to save the image.

Photo Editor

This powerful photo editor app also allows you to add a white frame to your photo.

  1. Install the Photo Editor app on your phone.
  2. Open the app and select the image from your gallery.
  3. Swipe on the options at the bottom and tap on the “Frame” option. Adjust the white border size using the thickness slider.
  4. Tap on the checkmark icon and hit the “Save” button to download the image on your phone.

Apart from the above two apps, there are other apps available for iPhone that can be used to add a white border to photos on Android.

How to Put a Border Around a Picture on iPhone

InShot

InShot is a popular photo editor available for both Android and iOS. You can use this app to put a white frame around your image on your iPhone.

  1. Install the InShot app on your iPhone.
  2. Open the app and tap on the “Photo” option. Select the photo.
  3. Tap on the “Canvas” option and press the “Zoom” button.
  4. Adjust the slider to add a border to the image. Tap the checkmark icon followed by the Share icon to save the image.

Snapseed

You can add a white border to photos in Snapseed using either the Expand or Frames feature.

Add White Border in Snapseed Using Expand
  1. Open the Snapseed app and add a photo.
  2. Tap on the “Tools” option and select “Expand.”
  3. Tap the “White” option and use two fingers to zoom out of the picture and add a white border.
  4. Tap the checkmark icon and press the “Export” button. Select “Save a copy” from the menu.
Add White Border in Snapseed Using Frames
  1. Open a photo in the Snapseed app.
  2. Press the “Tools” option and select “Frames.”
  3. Select the frame and adjust its size by swiping left or right on the photo.
  4. Tap the checkmark icon followed by the “Export” button. Choose “Save a copy.”

Add Border to Videos

In addition to photos, you can also add borders to videos on both desktop and mobile devices. If you want to fit a video without cropping it using a border, that's also possible.

Now you know how to easily add a white border to your photos using various apps and online tools. Give it a try and make your photos stand out with a touch of elegance!